Childish Gambino cancels Australian shows, Spilt Milk promises ‘exciting’ replacement

Childish Gambino cancels Australian shows, Spilt Milk promises ‘exciting’ replacement

Posted October 28, 2018 11:30:34 Photo: Childish Gambino was slated to perform in four Australian cities. (Supplied) Childish Gambino has cancelled his Australian tour, including headlining Canberra’s Spilt Milk festival next month. Key points: Childish Gambino injured his foot last month He was due to perform in Canberra, Perth, Melbourne …

Coles, Aldi blasted by Minister over handling of 10c milk levy for drought-stricken farmers

Coles, Aldi blasted by Minister over handling of 10c milk levy for drought-stricken farmers

Updated October 15, 2018 13:08:10 Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has launched a scathing attack on Coles over its handling of the 10c milk levy for drought relief, calling the supermarket chain’s approach “slippery” and saying the extra money may not even go back to the right farmers. Key points: …

Federal Government pushes to stop plant-based products labelled as ‘meat’ or ‘milk’ – Politics

Federal Government pushes to stop plant-based products labelled as ‘meat’ or ‘milk’ – Politics

Posted October 11, 2018 10:45:14 Photo: The farm lobby is furious at plant-based products being labelled as “mince” in supermarkets. (ABC Rural: Sally Bryant) Related Story: Missouri criminalises use of the word ‘meat’ for plant-based foods Related Story: ‘Take it out the back’: Meaning of mince sparks beef between supermarkets …

Drought milk levy ‘a little bit of a trick’, dairy farmers organisation says

Drought milk levy ‘a little bit of a trick’, dairy farmers organisation says

By Alex Easton and Sheridan Stewart Posted October 03, 2018 14:35:38 A drought levy on milk brought in by supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths to help drought-affected farmers has been labelled a “con job” by Queensland dairy farmers. Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation had been lobbying for an across-the-board 10 cent per …

Embattled dairy farmer’s social post gets supermarkets to implement 10-cent drought levy on milk – ABC Rural

Embattled dairy farmer’s social post gets supermarkets to implement 10-cent drought levy on milk – ABC Rural

Woolworths has responded to calls from the dairy industry by announcing it will increase the price of its milk by 10 cents a litre as part of a new special drought relief milk range. The major supermarket plans to launch the range mid-October with the extra 10 cents going to …

Pill testing could be held outside Spilt Milk festival, ACT Government says

Pill testing could be held outside Spilt Milk festival, ACT Government says

Updated September 19, 2018 12:29:16 The ACT Government could consider setting up pill testing outside the bounds of the Spilt Milk festival, after it was denied permission to provide the service on Commonwealth land, Justice Minister Shane Rattenbury has said. Key Points: NCA denies pill testing on Commonwealth land ACT …

Hemp milk demand in Western Australia inspires east coast expansion plans – ABC Rural

Hemp milk demand in Western Australia inspires east coast expansion plans – ABC Rural

A former celebrity chef turned entrepreneur has seen immediate success in bottling and selling fresh hemp milk in Western Australia, providing inspiration to investigate the pasteurisation of a long-life product. Liam O’Neil has catered for some of Hollywood’s biggest stars including Madonna, Prince, Sir Paul McCartney and Elton John. Upon …

Consumer levy on milk gets nod from Agriculture Minister David Littleproud – ABC Rural

Consumer levy on milk gets nod from Agriculture Minister David Littleproud – ABC Rural

You might soon be paying 10 cents more for a litre of milk. Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has thrown his weight behind calls for a 10-cent levy to be applied to fresh milk sold at supermarkets, to be returned to dairy farmers. The Minister said if the retail industry …

Dairy industry group calls for drought milk levy of 10 cents a litre that would flow back to farmers

Dairy industry group calls for drought milk levy of 10 cents a litre that would flow back to farmers

Posted September 03, 2018 12:07:44 A dairy industry lobby group is asking consumers to pay an extra 10 cents a litre for milk to help support drought-stricken farmers. The Queensland Dairy Organisation (QDO) has launched a national campaign asking people to sign an online petition urging supermarkets to increase the …

China’s appetite for a stinky fruit booms — could durian be the next baby milk formula?

China’s appetite for a stinky fruit booms — could durian be the next baby milk formula?

Posted August 26, 2018 08:01:48 Photo: Durians make up 10 per cent of all fruit imported into China and many anticipate this will continue to grow. (Reuters: Edgar Su) Related Story: Phew! The secret of the world’s smelliest fruit is written in its DNA Related Story: Large durian crop expected, …